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Brisbane is the capital and most populous city in the state of Queensland. The central business district stands on the original European settlement and is situated inside a bend of the Brisbane River.

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    http://www.abc.net.au/brisbane - @612brisbane

    989fm - @989fmcountry

    http://www.4eb.org.au - @radio4eb

    Life on the River - A sound voyage along the Brisbane River. On the way we travel with Solo Kayakers and take a ride on the paddle-wheeler past historic Kangaroo Point and new riverside developments.

    The future of heritage - What's the value of heritage?

    Learn to say G'day in an indigenous language - In its three year history Brisbane's Clancestry Festival has become an important celebration of First Nations people bringing together indigenous and non-indigenous Australians.
    https://www.facebook.com/Clancestry/

    Flickr Groups

    Brisbane_Traffic Signal Boxes
    Brisbane
    Brisbane Birds
    Brisbane's Edible Gardening
    Historic Brisbane
    Wildlife of Brisbane
    2011 Brisbane Floods
    Brisie

    Flickr Photographers of the world unite and take over.

    Facebook

    BrisbaneCityCouncil
    https://www.facebook.com/Clancestry

    News

    Brisbane Times - @brisbanetimes
    Courier Mail - @couriermail

    Twitter

    @brisbanecityqld
    @BrisPARKingDay
    @brisbanetimes
    @BrisFestival
    @food_connect
    @612brisbane
    https://twitter.com/qldmuseum

    References
    Current time in Brisbane
    If it is 4pm in Brisbane, what time is it elsewhere?

    Art

    Your guide to the Arts in Brisbane
    GoMA (Gallery of Modern Art) - exhibitions
    @QUT
    @QUTArtMuseum

    Music

    @QSOrchestra

    Daisy Hill Koala Center

    Parks

    Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre opened in 1996 and is managed by Brisbane City Council. Boondall Wetlands lies at the edge of Moreton Bay and includes more than 1,100 hectares of tidal flats, mangroves, salt marshes, melaleuca wetlands, casuarina forests, grasslands, open forests, woodlands and estuarine environments.

    Chermside Hills Reserve
    Map

    Reserves, wetlands, parklands and forests
    https://twitter.com/brisbanecityqld

    Sports

    http://sitelistening.com/sites/suncorp-stadium
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lang_Park
    Brisbane Lions
    http://brisbanebandits.com.au
    https://twitter.com/brisbanebandits
    https://www.facebook.com/brisbanebandits
    http://rnashowgrounds.com.au

    Baseball

    Brisbane Bandits
    @BrisbaneBandits
    Holloway_Field
    https://www.facebook.com/pages/AFA-Stadium-At-Holloway-Field/809674429082658

    Tourism Portals

    http://www.visitbrisbane.com.au - @visitbrisbane

    Transportation

    For visitors arriving by air, Brisbane’s international and domestic airports are approximately 20 kilometers north east of the Central Business District (CBD). From the airport, visitors can reach the CBD by taxi, airport transfers or Airtrain Brisbane’s efficient transport network makes it easy for visitors to find their way about the city. Visit TransLink to plan your public transport trips in and around the city.
    http://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/traffic-transport/public-transport/citycat-ferry-services

    Botanic Gardens

    The Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha are Queensland's premier subtropical botanic gardens.
    (known as 'Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens' before 1994). Entry to the gardens is free.

    Established: 1970, Area: 52 ha
    Location: Mt Coot-tha Road, Toowong
    www.anbg.gov.au/chabg/bg-dir/019.html
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/tgerus/sets/72157623597106552

    Elsewhere on the Web

    Our Brisbane
    Ideas Festival
    Backpack Brisbane
    Brisbane City Life
    Brisbane Guide
    Brisbane Rainforest Action
    Brisbane Airport
    Air Train
    Riverbend Books
    Yuinart.com
    https://www.library.uq.edu.au

    Cycling

    http://www.brisbanecyclist.com

    Features

    Must Do Brisbane
    outback-birding-and-other-wildlife-viewing-in-8-days-from-brisbane

    Where to eat

    http://www.lovepublic.com.au

    Cafes

    http://www.cupfromabove.com.au - http://www.cupfromabove.com.au/newcup/anniversary-of-suspended-coffees
    http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/rnfirstbite/suspended-coffee/5483134

    North Stradbroke Island
    Koala crisis- Conservationists believe North Stradbroke Island could become a Noah's Ark for koalas. In a recent koala census, researchers estimated between 300 and 1,000 koalas live on the island.
    Life Matters at the North Stradbroke Island Historical Museum
    http://www.slowmovement.com/slow_island.php
    Radio National Marvellous Regional Museums competition
    North Stradbroke Island Historical Society Museum
    North Stradbroke Island - Wikipedia
    http://stradbrokeisland.com
    http://linesinthesand.com.au
    @LINESintheSAND1
    Lines-in-the-Sand-North-Stradbroke-Island
    http://www.stradbrokeflyer.com.au
    Sense of Place: Katie Noonan on Queensland's Stradbroke Island
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9dZbsYOizLM
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oodgeroo_Noonuccal

    June 27-29 LINES in the SAND Arts Festival at North Stradbroke Island. This year’s festival features ephemeral art, performance, film, workshops, environment forum and other spontaneous happenings.
    @LINESintheSAND1
    http://linesstradbroke.wordpress.com
    http://instagram.com/linesinthesand



    Wikipedia

    Brisbane

    Apps

    Brisbane Map and Walking Tours

    Hotels
    Aussie Way

    editing

    Brisbane
    Queensland

    Events

    June 22 State of Origin, Suncorp Stadium, Kickoff 8:17

    September 16 Brisbane park(ing) day

    October 11-12 Open House
    http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2014-09-01/brisbane27s-most-impressive-buildings/5709640

    July Goma Talks
    #gomatalks. @QAGOMA

    September Brisbane Writers Festival

    Buzzword Bingo

    Bats - Brisbane - Brisbane River - Brisvegas - Caxton Street - Flood - Jagera - Koala - North Stradbroke Island - Queensland - Riverfire - Rugby - Suncorp - Turrbal - Victoria Bridge - Windmill

    Suburbs

    Sunnybank
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunnybank,_Queensland

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